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Official Street Go-Kart Tour - Osaka Shop

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    What to Expect
    Once you arrive at the shop, please check in, stating your name and reservation time and present your international driver’s permit and passport.  Once validity of the international drivers permit is confirmed, you will be handed the "terms and conditions" and waiver to sign.  Upon signature, please hand the waiver to a staff and choose a costume.  All customers wear the costumes over their clothing so there is no changing room but there are lockers for your personal belongings.  Once all the participants are ready, you will be briefed on how to operate the karts and lecture you on safety precautions.  After the lecture, you will hop in a kart and turn on the engine.  Once all engines are running, then the Guide will lead the group on to the tour. 


    Once you leave the shop, the excitement begins!


    As long as you know how to drive a regular car, handling a kart is not so difficult. Just make sure to keep up with the guide because 2 to 3 hours is definitely not enough time to see all of Osaka!

    You will not only see but drive to either the Osaka Castle or Nakanoshima, then drive through Namba, Nodahanshin, Umeda (center of Osaka), enjoying the unique Western Japan's culture!!

    The Japanese locals will wave at you, greet you with a big smile, and take pictures of you! A worm welcome you know you can’t receive just by walking down the street!

    You will have a short break in the middle of the tour. 

    Yes, you will be driving for at least 1.5 hours to 2 hours depending on traffic. 

    It may seem long, but most of our customers ask for seconds!  1 is never enough once you experienced THIS!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Osaka Shop
    Departure Time
    Departure time for 2 hour tours : 1PM, 4PM, 7PM
    Return Details
    • Driver/guide
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Costume Rental Fee
    • Picture
    • Kart Rental Fee
    • tax
    • Drinks
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Hotel pickup
    • Gratuities
    • Full Coverage Insurance (please pay 500 yen/non refundable at the shop)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 18 years
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: All drivers are required to have one of the following valid documents in order to participate in this tour: 1) International Drivers Permits, 2) SOFA Driving License for US Forces Japan, or 3) Japanese Driver's License
    • The International Drivers Permits that Japan will allow is the 1949 Geneva Act. Each country has its own assigned agent (usually a major roadside service company) that is allowed to issue a 1949 Geneva Act Drivers Permit. There are no agents that will issue a 1949 Geneva Act International Drivers Permit over the Internet. Also, the driver’s permit is a booklet and must have the word 1949 Geneva, or the date of the actual convention, September 19, 1949 on the cover of the permit
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We were a little nervous at first, given you’re driving a go kart through traffic in a major city, but the guys in charge have this down to a science. What an awesome way to see Osaka! We definitely felt like celebrities - when we were at stop lights, everyone waved at us and
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    Really good fun! It was great at night driving through the streets. Would definitely recommend. Wished it went for longer.
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    Went on the 8.15pm time slot, night time is amazing with the lit up city. Hosts were friendly. Highly recomend.
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    Exceptional guides, go karts, costumes, 50-70kph around lit up Osaka.. Cause some nuisance and get on board, you’d be crazy not to!!
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    Absolutely enjoyable - will do it again for sure ! Our group booked for the long course at 7pm, so we beat the peak hour traffic. The boys looked after us so well, and made the ride super fun ! Not one to miss !
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